Singapore Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

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Date: 30-Jan-2013
No. of pages: 99

Singapore's telecommunications industry has outperformed many of its regional peers with strong adoption of the latest products and services. Partially due to the country's small landmass and population size, the telecoms market has rapidly grown to a stage where it is approaching saturation. Next generation technologies, both mobile and fixed, are therefore the next step in fostering new developments and revenue streams, and industry players - the regulator and operators - have rightly moved in that direction.

Key Data:


  • The forecast scenarios for Singapore's mobile, fixed-line and internet markets as well as operators' ARPUs have been extended to 2017.

  • In spite of the launch of next generation LTE services, we continue to forecast operators' ARPUs to trend lower due to competition; we predict the market average to reach SGD46 in 2017.

  • We expect the number of 3G/4G phone subscribers in Singapore to reach 7.198mn in 2017, representing 81.6% of the total mobile market of 8.815mn subscribers.

Singapore Telecommunications Report Q1 2013

Table Of Contents

BMI Industry View 7
SWOT Analysis 9
Mobile . 9
Wireline 10
Political 11
Economic 12
Industry Forecast 14
Mobile 14
Table: Mobile - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 . 14
ARPU 15
Table: Mobile ARPU - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 (SGD) 15
Fixed-Line . 17
Table: Fixed-Line - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 . 17
Broadband 18
Table: Internet - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 18
Industry Business Environment Overview 21
Industry Business Environment Overview 21
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Q113 . 26
Singapore . 27
Market Overview 29
Mobile 29
Table: Singapore Mobile Market Regional Comparison . 30
Key Market Developments 30
Market Growth 31
Market Shares . 32
Table: Singapore Mobile Subscriber Base By Operator ('000) 34
ARPU And MOU 34
Table: Operator ARPUs (SGD) . 35
Mobile Content/Value-Added Services 37
Table: Selected VAS . 38
Table: Singapore Mobile Market Overview 39
Table: SingTel Mobile 40
Table: StarHub 41
Table: M1 . 42
Mobile Regional Content 43
Table: Selected NFC Developments, 2011 46
Fixed-Line . 51
International Traffic Lines 52
Broadband 53
Broadband 53
Table: Composition Of Broadband Internet Access Subscribers ('000) 55
Pay-TV 56
Industry Trends & Developments 57
Industry Trends & Developments 57
Networks . 57
Table: Telecoms Market Developments 59
Regulatory Development 62
Table: Division Of Regulatory Responsibilities In Singapore 62
Next Generation National Infocomm Infrastructure 62
Regulatory Developments . 63
Competitive Landscape 65
Table: Key Players 65
Table: Revenue (US$mn) . 65
Company Profiles 66
Singapore Telecommunications 66
SingTel Mobile 71
StarHub 75
M1 80
Regional Overview 84
Nokia Siemens Networks 84
Financial Performance 84
Table: Vendor Revenues (US$mn) 84
Restructuring Efforts 85
Geographical Breakdown . 85
Table: Net Sales By Geography (EURmn) 85
Asia Pacific Is The Place To Be 86
Table: NSN Selected Asia Activities 87
Demographic Forecast 90
Table: Singapore's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 91
Table: Singapore's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 91
Table: Singapore's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 92
Table: Singapore's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 . 93
Glossary 94
Table: Glossary Of Terms 94
Methodology 96
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts . 96
Telecoms Business Environment Ratings 97
Table: Ratings Indicators . 98
Table: Weighting Of Indicators . 99

List Of Tables

Table: Mobile - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017
Table: Mobile ARPU - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017 (SGD)
Table: Fixed-Line - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017
Table: Internet - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2010-2017
Table: Asia Pacific Telecoms Risk/Reward Ratings Q113
Table: Singapore Mobile Market Regional Comparison
Table: Singapore Mobile Subscriber Base By Operator ('000)
Table: Operator ARPUs (SGD)
Table: Selected VAS
Table: Singapore Mobile Market Overview
Table: SingTel Mobile
Table: StarHub
Table: M1
Table: Selected NFC Developments, 2011
Table: Composition Of Broadband Internet Access Subscribers ('000)
Table: Telecoms Market Developments
Table: Division Of Regulatory Responsibilities In Singapore
Table: Key Players
Table: Revenue (US$mn)
Table: Vendor Revenues (US$mn)
Table: Net Sales By Geography (EURmn)
Table: NSN Selected Asia Activities
Table: Singapore's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000)
Table: Singapore's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total)
Table: Singapore's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020
Table: Singapore's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020
Table: Glossary Of Terms
Table: Key Indicators For Telecommunications Industry Forecasts
Table: Ratings Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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